TCDD Seeks Grant and Contract Coordinators

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The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) is hiring two Grant and Contract Coordinators. These positions will be located at the TCDD office, 6201 East Oltorf, Suite 600, Austin, Texas 78741. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on. February 12, 2018.

The Grant and Contract Coordinator (coordinator) performs advanced grant development, coordination, and administration work for TCDD grants and contracts. Specific duties include coordinating, reviewing, evaluating, and reporting of grants at various stages to determine compliance with requirements and standards. Duties also include serving as a liaison between federal and state funding sources and grantees. The coordinator works under limited direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Work and Qualifications

Work for this position includes:

  • Performing review and analysis of project costs, budget accuracy, budget justifications, and budget revisions for awarded grants.

  • Applies federal uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and financial accounting rules to grant recipients.

  • Prepares progress reports on expenditures and work plan activities and makes presentations to the Council.

  • Communicates extensively with grantees by negotiating to resolve procedural, legal, budget, and compliance issues.

  • Follows processes and procedures for proper routing and tracking of applications for approval and to meet TCDD performance measures.

  • Other duties related to grants management and administration, such as training; development and updating procedures, forms, and reports; and maintenance and operation of division databases.

  • Travel sufficient to perform these duties is required (approximately 10% travel statewide).

Qualified applicants will have:

  • Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university.

  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience developing, negotiating, or working with the program, legal and/or fiscal aspects of federal and/or state grant programs or contracts. Work experience related to working with people with disabilities is preferred.

  • Substitution: Education and experience may substitute for one another on a year-for-year basis.

The coordinator is selected by and is accountable to the Grants Management Director. The full job description is available on the Grant Coordinator II -cc800-20390-20669-B20-1921 webpage.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $3,763.16 — $4,956.08 monthly and is part of the Total Compensation Package for State of Texas Employees. Learn more about the compensation package on the State Auditor’s Office Total Compensation Package for State of Texas Employees webpage.

How to Apply for a TCDD Position

TCDD receives human resources services from TEA. All applicants are required to enter their employment applications using TEA’s Government Jobs online system by the closing date for each position they are interested in. Resumes are not accepted.

To apply, visit the Grant Coordinator II -cc800-20390-20669-B20-1921 webpage. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018. The original deadline of February 1 was extended.